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Domestic Assistant

Part Time   Salary: £8.91 - £9.00

Bury   Health & Social Care

 

Post Title: Domestic Assistant

Post Hours: 28

Post Grade: Grade ½

Special Conditions of Service:

  • To be flexible with hours of work and work when the needs of the service require which could be between 7.30am and 10.30pm, across a 7 day week.
  • Satisfactory DBS disclosure at the enhanced level to be renewed in line with the authority’s timescales.
  • To work in accordance with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) regulations.
  • To meet and maintain the standards in the Choices for Living Well Handbook
  • To use a work’s mobile phone to allow contact during working hours and use other electronic and IT equipment such as tablets, laptops and electronic monitoring devices in the course of daily duties.

 To maintain a high standard of personal appearance and cleanliness including wearing, maintaining and safekeeping of uniforms

Purpose and Objectives of Post:

  • To undertake housekeeping and laundry management within the service to ensure that customers experience a good quality stay to hotel standards.
  • To contribute to the personal needs of the customer and ensure they enjoy a good quality of life by ensuring a friendly, caring, clean and tidy environment

To ensure a good standard of cleanliness and hygiene within the work place so that a safe environment is maintained and infection control is robustly managed.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. To be responsible for adhering to cleaning rotas as set out by the Housekeeper.
  2. To provide and maintain an agreed high standard of housekeeping within all areas of the establishment.
  3. To clean and maintain the exceptional hygienic condition all areas of the establishment.
  4. To vacuum, clean and mop all floors within the establishment according to the cleaning rotas.
  5. To dust and polish all surfaces within the establishment according to the cleaning rotas.
  6. To provide and maintain an agreed high standard of housekeeping within the Laundry, Store and Sluice rooms.
  7. To clean and maintain the exceptional hygienic condition of all areas of the Laundry, Store and Sluice rooms.
  8. To undertake laundry duties to include sorting, logging in and out and putting away of all laundered items as required.
  9. To provide and maintain an agreed high standard of housekeeping within the Kitchen areas
  10. To clean and maintain the exceptional hygienic condition of all areas of the Kitchen area, including floors, surfaces and inside cupboards and appliances, according to the cleaning rota.
  11. To move furniture with appropriate assistance and equipment, in order to carry out cleaning duties according to the cleaning rota.
  12. To liaise with relatives and staff of other agencies in a professional and courteous manner respecting confidential information in line with the authority’s policies
  13. To adhere to the appropriate procedures, policies and values of the authority and department.

 

Health and Safety

  1. To take appropriate action to provide a secure environment and safeguard the building as identified by general Health and Safety requirements.
  2. To carry out any practical tasks relating to the physical environment that may be required which maintains Health and Safety requirements including laundry, tidying and cleaning up after incidents.
  3. Removal of hazards and provision of facilities to ensure safety, health and well being of yourself and others
  4. To maintain a high standard of personal appearance and cleanliness, including wearing, maintaining and safekeeping of uniform.
  5. To ensure that all equipment is safe, clean and in working order before use.
  6. To support emergency planning activities by assisting managers to set up and run rest centres where required in emergency situations

 

Personal Development

  1. To participation in supervision sessions, team meetings and employee reviews including contributing to the identification of your training and development needs.
  2. To attend training and development activities as identified as relevant to your role including mandatory training and refreshers.
  3. To maintain your own Continuing Professional Development.
  • you have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.
  • Our client are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, and expects all staff to comply with its equality related policies/procedures, and to treat others with fairness and respect.

 

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